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CNBC
Nov 21, 2012 3:00pm EST
. >> one at a time, guys. >> to be fair, the trouble with american labor laws is that a small cad ray of pro union employees were able to sink an entire company where you've got tens of thousands or at least 10,000 employees who had absolutely no want or wish to see this happen. there's 7,500 teamsters willing to take these concessions and keep their job. look at it this way. there's no rational actor that would tell you a job on monday at slightly reduced wages is better than no job at all. >> what about that, mike? >> where does slightly reduced come in? what does that mean? no, it's 27% over five years. >> you could have looked for another job. if you didn't want the job, that's fine. there's other people that need money this holiday season. >> they were stealing my pension at the same time. >> but look what happened now. >> yeah, you're going to have nothing. >> mike, the assumption we're making is that when you get a job back, if you get your job back with wonder bread, it's a nonunion job and therefore you'll probably get fewer benefits. -- >> i don't know why uld make such a silly
CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 4:00pm EST
expert opinions, they've ghost written court judgments. in our view, they've violated numerous laws, both in ecuador and the united states. all of it is available on videotape depositions and in e-mails because the crime fraud exception has been invoked by numerous judges in the united states. our strategy is to fight it, fight it hard. we feel we'll prevail in the end. >> i know this is a significant case, however, this is also sort of the normal for the industry, isn't it? this is the uphill battle you're fighting all the time, this hostility. >> rule of law, i would say, is the biggest risk not just to our industry but business in general. the world is becoming much more international and interconnected. it's very important that we have laws and norms that are functioning. so companies like ours and others can have a predictable and successful business overseas. this case is a little bit different in that it's a fraud. >> what kind of growth are you expecting in the next year at chevron? you've been outperforming your peers for many years now. what can investors expect? >> we hav
CNBC
Nov 28, 2012 4:00pm EST
important story -- >> i plan to go to law school of a i graduated. looks like my folks won't have enough money to put me through college. >> well, the world needs ditch diggers too. >> student loan debt nears the $1 trillion mark. that's right. $1 trillion. new evidence college may not be worth it after all. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. >>> another retailer declaring a special dividend. let's send it over to kayla for a quick market flash. >> that retailer is guess. that dividend came amid a lackluster quarter for the company. it beat on the top line but missed on the bottom line. it lowered guidance for next year and said store sales were down. look at the stock. up 3% after hours on $1.20 per share special dividend announced this quarter. investors like it. companies are doing it. >> we've seen a l
FOX Business
Nov 26, 2012 3:00pm EST
has been filed against hewlett-packard, a law firm -- we're looking at this issue with autonomy, it's a company they had to write down the acquisition by billions and billions of dollars. so clearly this is the breaking news on hewlett-packard right now. not really moving that much. still up about 28 cents. apple as you saw up sharply. analysts talking about a strong black friday for apple based on some checks on their stores. analysts run in there and look at the stores and watch and see what people are buying. apple is what people are buying. we're stuck in the pool of red with bits of green. let's find out why and whether we hoist ourselves out of it. let's go to our floor show. ben willis, can we switch this tomorrow or is it a headline driven market? >> this is a natural pullback from overbought overextended rally we saw last week. natural pullback. nothing to panic about if you are a long-term investor, you should have your shopping list ready to buy them as they come back in. i would like to see a little bit more work to the down side here before we continue what i think
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm EST
u.s. activity laws and rules enforced by the agency, that's what cfc enforcement director in a statement. a similar situation back in 2005. there was a settlement with them at that time. saying in trade violated that settlement agreement. bill, back to you. >> fido and fluffy will not be left out of the holiday cheer after all. americans are going to spend -- they do spend about $53 billion every year on their cats and dogs. some of that goes to holiday gifts for their four-legged friends. bob moran joining us for an exclusive interview. >> welcome back. >> thank you for joining us. spending on pets to me seems to be countercyclical or not as as subject to the cyclical movement. >> we look at our customers as pet parents and they look at their pets as being members of the family. they look at their pet now as a member of family. >> so you did buy him a christmas gift? >> what did he know? by the way, i wanted to ask you, it says 53% of dogs get a christmas gift but only 38% of cats. what's with the cat owners? >> cat owners are very, how do we say, value sensitive. they're alwa
CNBC
Nov 21, 2012 4:00pm EST
new health care law. we're seeing that machines are replacing workers. you go to cvs, you see these scanning machines. >> i'm not telling walmart what to pay its workers. i'm saying in america we have a process called collective bargaining which allows the management side and the unions to come together and decide that in a democratic fashion. >> and not to strike on the busiest day. you both make very important points. we so appreciate it. diana, thank you very much. richard, good to talk with you. we'll be back to this subject, of course. assuming you will join us once again. we'll see you soon. thanks very much. >>> up next, assuming anarchy does not break out, shoppers are expected to put some extra zing in the economy this holiday season. our steve liesman breaks it down in our retail panel. >>> later, what happens on wall street certainly does not stay on wall street. hedge fund whale steve cohen's link to an insider trading probe could ripple across the art market. our wealth editor robert frank with the story in the back half of the show. stick around. [ male announcer ] thi
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 4:00pm EST
these law firms and lawyers and investment banks who honed in on this deal and took a piece of it. they all got paid and none of them saw it either. so are you going to sue them? that's who companies hire to do this kind of stuff. >> i think they will be sued. we're taking a look at it, as are many other law firms. there are a lot of firms that get paid a lot of money to do the due diligence. i think they're all going to be held accountable. >> how do you answer that, quentin? >> if this does turn out to be the case, it is an utter scandal in the normal behavior of companies that get paid millions of dollars to sell these companies to other companies. >> but quentin, it was a roll-up, right? we've seen this kind of issue over and over again in financial history. once you're a roll-up, there's so much manipulation that can happen. >> well, that's true. >> in february of 2012, $30 a share. you're a pension fund, an individual investor. you're paying $30 a share. now it's $11 or $12. to me, it seems that was an overvalued company at the time. hp is going to be held accountable. they
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